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2017 Senate Bill 5008: Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver's license and identicard design and fees
Introduced by Sen. Curtis King (Yakima) (R) on January 9, 2017   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on January 9, 2017
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 27, 2017
Amendment offered by Sen. Curtis King (Yakima) (R) on February 28, 2017 Reduces the cost of the enhanced driver's license and identicard to a total cost of 66 dollars or 11 dollars per year permanently.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 28, 2017
Amendment offered by Sen. Steve Hobbs (Lake Stevens) (D) on February 28, 2017 Requires that DOL adopt rules necessary to implement the marking of drivers' licenses and identicards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 28, 2017
Passed 45 to 4 in the Senate on February 28, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Requires the Department of Licensing (DOL) to mark standard issue driver's licenses and identicards as non-compliant with the REAL ID Act, beginning July 1, 2018.
Received in the House on March 2, 2017
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on March 2, 2017
Amendment offered in the House on April 4, 2017 (1) Prohibits the use of a standard driver's license or identicard with the specified design features as evidence of or as a basis to infer an individual's citizenship or immigration status; (2) Prohibits the use of a person's standard driver's license or identicard with the specified design features as a basis for the criminal investigation, arrest, or detention of that person where the person otherwise would not be criminally investigated, arrested, or detained; (3) Prohibits the department of licensing (DOL) from altering department practices to comply with new federal requirements for REAL ID Act compliance not included in federal regulation as of April 1, 2017, in the absence of express authorization in state law.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on April 6, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Mark Hargrove (Covington) (R) on April 11, 2017 (1) Requires DOL to issue drivers' licenses and identicards that qualify as REAL ID-compliant; (2) Mandates that DOL meet applicable REAL ID federal requirements and standards when issuing a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identicard; (3) Requires REAL ID-compliant driver's license and identicard applicants to submit to a mandatory facial image capture, sign a declaration that the information presented on the application is accurate, present specified forms of identification to establish United States citizenship or lawful presence in the United States and date of birth, and present two documents that establish Washington state residency.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 11, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed Orcutt (Kalama) (R) on April 11, 2017 Sets the total issuance fees for enhanced drivers' licenses and enhanced identicards equal to the total issuance fees for regular driver's licenses and regular identicards.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 11, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Matt Shea (Spokane Valley) (R) on April 11, 2017 12 Provides immunity from civil liability to any employer who relies on a standard driver's license or identicard to establish an employment applicant's identity for the purpose of complying with federal employment eligibility verification requirements to the extent this use is authorized by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 11, 2017
Received in the Senate on April 13, 2017
Failed by voice vote in the Senate on April 13, 2017
Received in the House on April 20, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Judy Clibborn (Mercer Island) (D) on April 20, 2017 Makes the following changes related to driver's licenses and identicards: (1) Prohibits the use of a standard driver's license or identicard with the specified design features as evidence of or as a basis to infer an individual's citizenship or immigration status; (2) Prohibits the use of a person's standard driver's license or identicard with the specified design features as a basis for the criminal investigation, arrest, or detention of that person where the person otherwise would not be criminally investigated, arrested, or detained; (3) Modifies the reduction in the fee for a full-term enhanced driver's license and an enhanced identicard from $66 to $78 (from the current fee of $108); and (4) Preserves the restriction on DOL from issuing REAL ID- compliant drivers' licenses or identicards or from storing or including data about state residents to meet the requirements of the REAL ID Act until it provides certification that its driver's license, identicard, database, records facility, computer system, and personnel screening and training procedures: (a) Include all reasonable security measures to protect the privacy of state residents; (b) Include all reasonable safeguards to protect against the unauthorized disclosure of data; and (c) Do not place unreasonable costs or recordkeeping burdens on a driver's license or identicard applicant.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 20, 2017
Received in the Senate on April 20, 2017

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